Ohio State came calling and another ESPN Watch List junior put the Buckeyes in his top five. When Tim Hinton offered John Smith (Long Beach, Calif./Long Beach Poly) on Tuesday, the 6-foot-1, 185-pound athlete was taken aback. So taken aback, in fact, that Smith put Ohio State in his top five immediately. “It means a lot,” Smith said. “Ohio State is another great school. They’re rivals with Michigan and Wisconsin and those are great schools.
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